Monday 1/5: Jason Sokol and Brent Staples talk about All Eyes Are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 1/6: Nellie Hermann discusses her novel The Season of Migration with Chris Adrian. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 1/7: Megan Mayhew Bergman reads from her story collection Almost Famous Women. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 1/8: Annie Baker celebrates the publication of two plays. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Ben Metcalf reads Against the Country. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.